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Pineapple-Cherry Refrigerator Cake Recipe


How to make Pineapple-Cherry Refrigerator Cake

Pineapple-Cherry Refrigerator Cake Recipe. A delicious Pineapple-Cherry Ice Box Cake a quick fix dessert to prepare and all you have to do is mix, layer and refrigerate. This cake has a great combination of tangy flavours of the pineapple and cherry pie filling, sweetened with condensed milk and nestle cream that gives a perfect balance of sweetness. A creamy goodness in every slice serve with an extra cherry compote and enjoy. There are lots of versions of this delicious refrigerator cake recipe to try from and this is a perfect one for this holiday season.

Serves 12

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Pineapple-Cherry Refrigerator Cake Ingredients:

  • 1 pack (200g) Graham Honey Crackers or Ladyfingers”Broas”
  • 2 cans (300g) or 3 packs (250ml) Nestle All-purpose Cream, chilled
  • 1 can (387g) Sweetened Condensed Milk, chilled
  • 1½ cups pineapple chunks, drained and roughly chopped
  • 1 can Cherry Pie Filling, drained and reserved ¼ cup of cherry syrup and ½ cup of cherry compote, to decorate
  • A pinch of salt

Cooking Procedure:

  • Drain pineapple chunks and cherry pie filling separately. Chopped pineapple chunks roughly and set aside. Reserved ¼ cup of cherry syrup and another ½ cup of cherry compote for decorating later. Place the drain cherry in a small bowl and mashed lightly with a fork or leave as it is if you prefer a big cherry chunks.

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  • In a large bowl mix together chilled all-purpose cream, condensed milk and reserved cherry syrup and mix well to combine. Add in drained pineapples, cherries and a pinch of salt and mix well to combine.  Arrange pieces of graham crackers or ladyfingers to cover the bottom of 8×8 glass pan or 10×8 glass pan or any similar pan you have.

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  • Divide the cream mixture into 3 equal parts, approximately 2 cups. Spread one part of cream mixture on top of the first layer and spread evenly. Arrange another layer of graham crackers or ladyfingers on top of the cream mixture and cover evenly.  Then add another cream mixture and spread lightly and evenly, do not put pressure on the layer or it will disarranged.

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  • Arrange the last layer of graham evenly and spread the remaining cream mixture and smoothen the top with a spatula. Crush remaining cracker and sprinkle on top and decorate with the reserved cherry compote and refrigerate for about 6 hours or overnight. Let the cake set completely before you slice, serve and enjoy.

Duncan Hines Cherry Pie Filling and Milkmaid Condensed Milk

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In this photo I sprinkled the crushed graham on top of my last graham layer. And I add the remaining cream mixture using a ladle to spread the fruit bits evenly and to cover the crumbs without mixing into the cream.
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Almost done and I’m ready to refrigerate my beautiful cake.   Well it’s time to clean up the mess . . .
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This is what I really wanted to have a smooth and shiny finish on top and serve with cherry compote separately.  It’s time to taste this mouth-watering and beautiful Pineapple-Cherry Refrigerator Cake.

About pingskie

Hello, I'm Ping Joven welcome to Pinoy Desserts the home of Filipino Dessert Recipes, I love sweets and I love to share my goodies with my family and friends. I’ve spent so much time in our kitchen even though I don’t have formal cooking education, but I cook and bake a lot. I have a large collection of cookbooks. I love watching Foodnetwork Channel & YouTube cooking videos it helps me develop my skills. To my fellow home cooks and home-bakers we should keep doing what we love and enjoy being creative in the kitchen. I also love taking photos of my food but, I’m not a good photographer, so I just hope and pray that my food will make you hungry, so you won’t notice my bad composition LOL. And lastly, please have mercy on my poor writing skills, English subject has always giving me a headache and as I compose this bio I can feel a migraine starts to kick in LOL. Thanks for visiting, have a nice day and may the blessings chase you today!


  1. I love pineapple and cherry together. I will have to make this soon.

  2. Steve del Castillo

    I will tell wife to bake this wait till i taste this.

  3. This looks delicious! I may skip the pineapple because I don’t think my family will eat it but will definitely try this out.

  4. I love anything refrigerated and cold. I love sweets. This is something I need to try. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  5. sherry ann gole cruz

    this would be a nice dessert for special occasion!yummy!

  6. Wow! This looks easy AND delicious!

  7. nice ref cake so easy make! will try this! looks yummy!

  8. Ang sarap nito, i tried this at home!

  9. sherry ann gole cruz

    this makes me want a cake,yummy!

  10. Wow! I’m craving for this cake right now! I can’t wait to try it and know what it tastes like.

  11. I Try this Recipe thank you for Sharing

  12. Thanks for the awesome recipe. That cake looks delicious and I will def make it soon.

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